Politics 2016

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Bonnie K. Goodman

Bonnie K. Goodman, BA, MLIS is a journalist, librarian, editor & historian. She is the editor of a series of political, academic & education blogs, including the long running History Musings: https://historymusings.wordpress.com. Ms Goodman is an expert in U.S. presidential campaigns and elections, and has covered campaigns and elections since 2004. Ms. Goodman has a BA in History & Art History, and a Masters in Library and Information Studies both from McGill University, and has done graduate work at Concordia University as part of the MA in Judaic Studies degree program. Ms. Goodman has also contributed to a number of reference publications; including “The History of American Presidential Elections, 1789-2008,” “The Encyclopedia of the Cold War” and “The Home Front Encyclopedia.” Her specializations are American, Canadian & international politics.

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Trump vetting New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for VP running mate June 30, 2016

Nate Silver predicts Clinton will win election in a landslide June 30, 2016

Clinton, Trump in a dead heat in new poll are other polls biased against Trump? June 29, 2016

New Electoral College vote projection Clinton defeats Trump 279 to 191 June 28, 2016

Clinton leads Trump by the double digits in new poll June 27, 2016

Sanders will vote for Clinton but not ready for an endorsement June 24, 2016

Supreme Court rules against Obama on immigration executive actions June 24, 2016

House Democrats hold sit-in protesting over gun control pledge no bill no break June 23, 2016

Rubio announces reelection run for Florida Senate seat leads in polls June 22, 2016

Senate rejects all gun control measures put to vote after Orlando shooting June 21, 2016

Was daughter Ivanka behind Trump firing campaign manager Corey Lewandowski? June 20, 2016

Trump says he will win election without GOP support but hopes to unify the party June 20, 2016

Trump blames Jeb Bush for Never Trump delegate movement vows to go it alone June 19, 2016

Trump is gaining an edge on national security over Clinton in new poll June 18, 2016

Clinton not vetting Sanders for Vice President, seriously considering Warren June 16, 2016

Marco Rubio reconsidering running for reelection for Florida Senate seat June 15, 2016

Clinton now leads Trump by seven points in new national poll June 14, 2016

White House admits FBI Clinton’s email server probe is criminal investigation June 11, 2016

FBI investigating emails sent to Clinton regarding CIA drone program June 10, 2016

President Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president June 9, 2016

Electoral College prediction Clinton with 262 to Trump’s 191, 85 tossup votes June 9, 2016

Democrats still divided between Sanders and Clinton on last major primary day June 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton makes history clinches Democratic presidential nomination June 7, 2016

Obama ready to endorse Clinton this week as she clinches Democratic nomination June 6, 2016

Sanders promises contested Democratic convention against Clinton June 5, 2016

Speaker Paul Ryan formally endorses presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump June 2, 2016

Sanders and Clinton in dead heat week before California primary June 1, 2016

McConnell, Trump drafting Rubio to run for re-election to Florida Senate seat May 31, 2016

Trump now refuses to debate Sanders calling him a second place finisher May 28, 2016

Trump reaches magic number 1,237 clinches GOP nomination May 27, 2016

State Department report blames Clinton for violating email rules May 26, 2016

Trump wins Washington state primary closes in on clinching GOP nomination May 25, 2016

For the first time, Trump leads Clinton in general election polls May 23, 2016

Clinton might be open to taking Sanders as her VP running mate May 21, 2016

Trump calls Bill Clinton a rapist attacks his numerous sex scandals, impeachment May 19, 2016

Sanders wins Oregon, Clinton barely wins Kentucky as divisions plague Democrats May 18, 2016

Trudeau introduces transgender rights bill after Obama issues order on bathrooms May 17, 2016

Clinton used unsecured phone line, Blackberry risking national security May 16, 2016

Trump goes to Washington meets Ryan agree on unity but still no endorsement May 13, 2016

Sanders beats Clinton wins big in West Virginia vows to win the nomination May 11, 2016

Ted Cruz considers reentering presidential race if he wins Nebraska primary May 10, 2016

Rubio shuts down VP chatter refuses to be Trump’s vice presidential running mate May 10, 2016

Trump names Chris Christie to head his transition team May 9, 2016

Trump attacks Hillary Clinton on Bill’s impeachment and sex scandals May 8, 2016

FBI interviews aides Clinton is next then criminal charges will be determined May 6, 2016

Speaker Paul Ryan rips Trump says he is not ready to support him as GOP nominee May 5, 2016

Trump presumptive GOP nominee after winning Indiana, Cruz dropping out of race May 4, 2016

Sanders upsets Clinton wins Indiana primary vows to beat Trump in election May 4, 2016

Trump would win presidential election against Clinton May 2, 2016

Sanders fights to win nomination promises Clinton battle in contested convention May 2, 2016

Former Speaker John Boehner describes Ted Cruz as Lucifer in the flesh April 28, 2016

Cruz names Carly Fiorina his pick for VP running mate if GOP nominee April 27, 2016

Clinton wins four Atlantic primaries Sanders wins one changes campaign goals April 27, 2016

Trump sweeps Atlantic primaries crowns himself the presumptive GOP nominee April 27, 2016

Bernie Sanders would pick Elizabeth Warren as vice presidential running mate April 26, 2016

Trump hits 50 percent support virtually tied with Clinton in general election April 26, 2016

As president, Trump vows to charge and indict Clinton for private email server April 21, 2016

Did Clinton really win the NY primary since Sanders won most of the counties? April 20, 2016

Clinton wins big in New York primary Sanders vows to fight to the convention April 20, 2016

Trump wins big in New York primary shuts out Cruz April 20, 2016

Trump set to win New York primary by a landslide picks-up Giuliani endorsement April 19, 2016

Sanders and Clinton virtually tied ahead of New York primary April 19, 2016

Ted Cruz sweeps Wyoming GOP convention wins all 14 delegates April 17, 2016

Bernie Sanders goes to the Vatican meets Pope Francis April 16, 2016

Sanders would beat likely GOP nominee Trump in a general election April 16, 2016

Marco Rubio top vice presidential choice for Trump and Cruz April 14, 2016

Trump may be able to clinch GOP nomination with only 1100 delegates April 14, 2016

Speaker Paul Ryan makes it clear to GOP he will not accept Republican nomination April 13, 2016

Obama guaranteed Clinton would be prosecuted if FBI finds it is necessary April 10, 2016

Cruz captures all Colorado delegates was it a conspiracy to block Trump April 10, 2016

Sanders wins Wyoming caucuses continues winning streak over Clinton April 9, 2016

New poll if Trump is not nominee GOP certain to lose election to Democrats April 9, 2016

Comey: Politics will not influence FBI on possible criminal charges for Clinton April 7, 2016

New frontrunner? Sanders leads Clinton nationally as campaign gains momentum
April 7, 2016

Cruz’s big Wisconsin win puts Trump in bind contested convention on table April 6, 2016

Sanders wins Wisconsin primary by wide margin claims momentum against Clinton April 6, 2016

FBI Director Comey says Clinton email probe will not end before Dem convention April 5, 2016

Clinton and Sanders finally set a date to debate in New York on April 14 April 4, 2016

Sanders leads Clinton by 8 points a day before Wisconsin primary April 4, 2016

Clinton dismisses not worried about FBI investigation into private email server April 3, 2016

State Department suspends Hillary Clinton email investigation at FBI’s request April 2, 2016

Ted Cruz jokes would consider running over Trump with his car on Jimmy Kimmel March 31, 2016

FBI to interview Clinton as 147 agents work to wrap email probe before election March 29, 2016

Sanders can win Democratic nomination if he steals superdelegates from Clinton March 28, 2016

Sanders sweeps Western Saturday wins big Alaska, Washington and Hawaii caucuses March 27, 2016

Cruz denies National Enquirer story alleging he had five affairs blames Trump March 26, 2016

Birdie Sanders crowd goes wild as bird visits Sanders’ podium at Portland rally March 25, 2016

Donald Trump spills the beans on Heidi Cruz and her sordid political past March 25, 2016

Watchdog group discovers hidden Hillary Clinton State Dept email are there more? March 25, 2016

Cruz and Sanders steal Western Tuesday primary spotlight from Trump and Clinton March 23, 2016

Clinton, Trump are the most disliked presidential candidates in recent history March 22, 2016

Trump strikes back at Romney for voting for Cruz in Utah attacks Mormon faith March 19, 2016

Trump’s son sent threatening letter with white powder March 18, 2016

Obama decides on Judge Merrick Garland for Supreme Court nominee March 16, 2016

Rubio suspends campaign after Florida loss to Trump on Super Tuesday 3 March 15, 2016

North Carolina police decide against arresting Trump for inciting violence March 14, 2016

Marco Rubio wins Washington DC; Cruz wins Wyoming primaries March 13, 2016

Malia and Sasha Obama the toasts at their state dinner debut March 13, 2016

Obama approval rating at three-year high, economy remains the top problem March 10, 2016

Big Super Tuesday 2 night for Trump wins Mississippi, Michigan and Hawaii March 9, 2016

Sanders wins Michigan primary in biggest primary polling upset in history March 8, 2016

White House insulted Netanyahu refuses to meet Obama as Biden visits Israel March 8, 2016

Kim Cattrall mistaken for Can PM Justin Trudeau’s mother in 60 Minutes profile March 7, 2016

Political leaders react to former First Lady Nancy Reagan’s death (1921-2016) March 6, 2016

DOJ and FBI grants immunity to Clinton staffer criminal charges a possibility March 4, 2016

War: Romney calls Trump phony, a fraud Trump counters Romney a failed candidate March 3, 2016

Party frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton win big on Super Tuesday March 2, 2016

State Department releases final batch of Clinton’s emails over 2000 classified March 1, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton set for big wins on Super Tuesday March 1, 2016

Trump and Clinton are beating their opponents before Super Tuesday February 29, 2016

Projection Trump wins popular and Electoral College vote against Clinton February 28, 2016

State Department releases more Clinton emails adds 88 classified over 1800 total February 27, 2016

Judge allows discovery in FOIA lawsuit over Hillary Clinton’s email server February 27, 2016

Obama makes history nominates Carla Hayden as Librarian of Congress February 25, 2016

Presumptive GOP nominee? Donald Trump rolls towards nomination after Nevada win February 24, 2016

Race defined Clinton wins Nevada, Trump wins South Carolina as Bush drops out February 21, 2016

State Department releases more Hillary Clinton emails over 1700 now classified February 20, 2016

Oops Britney Spears changes mind does not endorse Hillary Clinton after meeting February 19, 2016

Clinton gets desperate steals superdelegates as Sanders tops first national poll February 18, 2016

Cruz takes away frontrunner status from Trump tops new national poll February 17, 2016

Trump threatens third-party run after GOP plays favorites with Cruz, Rubio February 16, 2016

Trump continues attacks on Cruz calling him most dishonest person in politics February 15, 2016

Judge forces State Dept to release remaining Clinton emails by end of month February 11, 2016

Is Hillary Clinton trying to steal the Democratic presidential nomination? February 11, 2016

Trump and Sanders win big in New Hampshire, Clinton devastated after loss February 10, 2016

Huffington Post blasts New Hampshire win calls Trump Racist, sexist demagogue February 9, 2016

Fox News names Trump New Hampshire primary winner hours before polls close February 9, 2016

FBI confirms ongoing investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server February 9, 2016

Michael Bloomberg announces he is considering 2016 independent presidential run February 8, 2016

Clintons made $153 million from speeches since 2001 including from Wall Street February 6, 2016

Sanders, Clinton almost tied, Sanders, Rubio do best in general election matchup February 5, 2016

House committee to launch probe into federal recordkeeping, Clinton’s emails February 4, 2016

Seven more Hillary Clinton emails to be classified as top secret February 3, 2016

Trump accuses Cruz of voting fraud illegally stealing Iowa caucus win February 3, 2016

Rand Paul drops out of Republican presidential race February 3, 2016

Clinton declared the winner of the Dem Iowa caucuses narrowest win in history February 2, 2016

Inevitability loses at Iowa caucuses Cruz wins, Sanders wins by tying Clinton February 2, 2016

Sarah Palin loses it explodes on Today show about blaming Obama for son’s arrest February 1, 2016

Prediction Trump and Sanders could win Iowa caucuses according to last poll February 1, 2016

Clinton could be prosecuted after discovery of 22 top secret classified emails January 30, 2016

Trump heats up Fox News feud, will skip GOP debate, calls Megyn Kelly a bimbo January 27, 2016

Journalist’s motion argues State Dept Clinton email delay harms primary voters January 25, 2016

Des Moines Register endorses Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio ahead of Iowa caucus January 24, 2016

Obama admin manipulating campaign, favoring Clinton with email release delay January 23, 2016

Trump causes new controversy retweets neo-Nazi’s Jeb Bush as beggar insult January 22, 2016

Criminal conduct proved Clinton emails on server classified beyond top secret January 20, 2016

Sarah Palin endorses Trump for president Cruz campaign criticizes decision January 19, 2016

Iowa GOP Gov Terry Branstad urges voters to defeat Ted Cruz in Iowa caucuses January 19, 2016

Supreme Court to decide fate of President Obama’s immigration executive actions January 19, 2016

Trump considering Scott Brown as his vice presidential running mate January 16, 2016

Trump heats up Fox News feud, will skip GOP debate, calls Megyn Kelly a bimbo January 27, 2016

Journalist’s motion argues State Dept Clinton email delay harms primary voters January 25, 2016

Des Moines Register endorses Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio ahead of Iowa caucus January 24, 2016

Obama admin manipulating campaign, favoring Clinton with email release delay January 23, 2016

Trump causes new controversy retweets neo-Nazi’s Jeb Bush as beggar insult January 22, 2016

Criminal conduct proved Clinton emails on server classified beyond top secret January 20, 2016

Sarah Palin endorses Trump for president Cruz campaign criticizes decision January 19, 2016

Iowa GOP Gov Terry Branstad urges voters to defeat Ted Cruz in Iowa caucuses January 19, 2016

Supreme Court to decide fate of President Obama’s immigration executive actions January 19, 2016

Trump considering Scott Brown as his vice presidential running mate January 16, 2016

No-so-secret weapon Bill Clinton is not helping Hillary’s presidential campaign January 16, 2016

Obama returns to hope and change to define legacy in final State of the Union January 13, 2016

Constitutionally Ted Cruz not natural-born citizen ineligible to be president January 12, 2016

Obama’s last State of the Union preview, viewer’s guide, when and where to watch January 12, 2016

FBI expands Hillary Clinton criminal probe to public corruption over foundation January 11, 2016

Sanders leads in NH ties in Iowa makes Clinton nervous threatens her coronation January 10, 2016

Sanders backs up Trump on Bill Clinton’s disgraceful unacceptable sex scandals January 9, 2016

State Department releases surprise batch 3000 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails January 7, 2016

GOP Congress makes history sends first ObamaCare repeal to president’s desk January 7, 2016

Sarah Palin slams Bristol’s ex-Dakota Meyer for joint custody child support suit January 6, 2016

Trump predicts he will win GOP nomination, New York, the election and presidency January 6, 2016

Trump questions Ted Cruz’s Canadian citizenship calls it precarious problem January 6, 2016

Obama fires up Republicans with gun control executive actions announcement January 4, 2016

GOP heckler taunts Hillary Clinton over Bill’s sex scandals makes her angry snap January 4, 2016

Clinton responsible for Trump being poster boy in al-Qaeda recruitment video January 2, 2016

State Dept falls short on number of Clinton emails released, more classified January 2, 2016

Huckabee calls Obama’s NSA spying on Congress, Netanyahu an impeachable offense January 1, 2016

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